Laconia

[ luh-koh-nee-uh ]
/ ləˈkoʊ ni ə /

noun

an ancient country in the S part of Greece. Capital: Sparta.
a city in central New Hampshire.

Related forms

La·co·ni·an, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for laconian (1 of 2)

Laconian

/ (ləˈkəʊnɪən) /

noun

a native or inhabitant of Laconia, the ancient Greek country of which Sparta was the capital

adjective

of or relating to Laconia or its inhabitants

British Dictionary definitions for laconian (2 of 2)

Laconia

/ (ləˈkəʊnɪə) /

noun

an ancient country of S Greece, in the SE Peloponnese, of which Sparta was the capital: corresponds to the present-day department of Lakonia
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